A total of 18 teams will line up to start the 2013 Tour of Qatar on Sunday, February 3. Each team fields eight riders, bringing the total number of starters to 144.

Ag2r La Mondiale (France)
Manager: Arturas KASPUTIS
HUTAROVICH Yauheni (BLR)
APPOLLONIO Davide (ITA)
BAGDONAS Gediminas (LTU)
BERARD Julien (FRA)
CHAINEL Steve (FRA)
HOULE Hugo (CAN)
IGLINSKIY Valentin (KAZ)
MINARD Sébastien (FRA)

Argos-Shimano (Netherlands)
Manager: Marc REEF
DEGENKOLB John (GER)
ARNDT Nikias (GER)
CURVERS Roy (NED)
DE KORT Koen (NED)
MEZGEC Luka (SLO)
SINKELDAM Ramon (NED)
STAMSNIJDER Tom (NED)
VEELERS Tom (NED)

Astana (Kazakhstan)
Manager: Gorazd STANGELJ
GUARDINI Andrea (ITA)
BOZIC Borut (SLO)
GRIVKO Andriy (UKR)
GRUZDEV Dmitriy (KAZ)
GUARNIERI Jacopo (ITA)
KAMYSHEV Arman (KAZ)
LUTSENKO Alexey (KAZ)
MURAVYEV Dmitriy (KAZ)

Bardiani Valvole-CSF Inox (Italy)
Manager: Bruno REVERBERI/Roberto REVERBERI
MODOLO Sacha (ITA)
BOEM Nicola (ITA)
CANOLA Marco (ITA)
COLBRELLI Sonny (ITA)
COLEDAN Marco (ITA)
DI CORRADO Andrea (ITA)
FORTIN Filippo (ITA)
PASQUALON Andrea (ITA)

BMC Racing (USA)
Manager: Stewart JACKSON
VAN AVERMAET Greg (BEL)
BLYTHE Adam (GBR)
BOOKWALTER Brent (USA)
CUMMINGS Steve (GBR)
EIJSSEN Yannick (BEL)
PHINNEY Taylor (USA)
SCHÄR Michael (SUI)
WARBASSE Lawrence (USA)

Cannondale (Italy)
Manager: Alberto VOLPI
VIVIANI Elia (ITA)
BODNAR Maciej (POL)
BOIVIN Guillaume (CAN)
DALL’ANTONIA Tiziano (ITA)
DE MARCHI Alessandro (ITA)
KOREN Kristijan (SLO)
RATTO Daniele (ITA)
SABATINI Fabio (ITA)

Champion System (China)
Manager: Edward BEAMON
BRAMMEIER Matt (IRL)
FENG Chun Kai (CHN)
FRIEDEMANN Matthias (GER)
JANG Chan Jae (KOR)
JIAO Pengda (CHN)
OTHMAN Muhamad Adiq Husainie (MAS)
TRAKSEL Bobbie (NED)
XU Gang (CHN)

FDJ (France)
Manager: Martial GAYANT
BOUHANNI Nacer (FRA)
BOUCHER David (FRA)
FISCHER Murilo Antoniobil (BRA)
LADAGNOUS Matthieu (FRA)
LE BON Johan (FRA)
OFFREDO Yoann (FRA)
ROLLIN Dominique (CAN)
SOUPE GEOFFREY (FRA)

IAM Cycling (Switzerland)
Manager: Kjell CARLSTRÖM
HAUSSLER Heinrich (AUS)
BANDIERA Marco (ITA)
ELMIGER Martin (SUI)
FUMEAUX JONATHAN (SUI)
GODDAERT Kristof (BEL)
HINAULT Sébastien (FRA)
HOLLENSTEIN Reto (SUI)
LANG Pirmin (SUI)

Japan (Japan)
Manager: Matsuyoshi TAKAHASHI
HATANAKA Yusuke (JPN)
MIYAZAWA Takashi (JPN)
MORI Kazuhiro (JPN)
NISHITANI Taiji (JPN)
SANO Junya (JPN)
SHIMIZU Miyataka (JPN)
SUZUKI Yuzuru (JPN)
UCHIMA Kohel (JPN)

Katusha (Russia)
Manager: Valerio PIVA
BRUTT Pavel (RUS)
HALLER Marco (AUT)
ISAICHEV Vladimir (RUS)
KRISTOFF Alexander (NOR)
KUCHYNSKI Aliaksandr (BLR)
PORSEV Alexander (RUS)
SELIG Rüdiger (GER)
SMUKULIS Gatis (LAT)

NetApp-Endura (Germany)
Manager: Enrico POITSCHKE
DEMPSTER Zakkari (AUS)
DOWNING Russell (GBR)
EICHLER Markus (GER)
JARC Blaz (SLO)
KLUGE Roger (GER)
SCHILLINGER Andreas (GER)
SCHORN Daniel (AUT)
VOSS Paul (GER)

Omega Pharma-QuickStep (Belgium)
Manager: Wilfried PEETERS/Brian HOLM
CAVENDISH Mark (GBR)
KEISSE Iljo (BEL)
STYBAR Zdenek (CZE)
TERPSTRA Niki (NED)
TRENTIN Matteo (ITA)
VAN KEIRSBULCK Guillaume (BEL)
VANDENBERGH Stijn (BEL)
VELITS Martin (SVK)

Orica-GreenEdge (Australia)
Manager: Laurenzo LAPAGE
DAVIS Allan (AUS)
BEPPU Fumiyuki (JPN)
BEWLEY Sam (NZL)
COOKE Baden (AUS)
KEUKELEIRE Jens (BEL)
KRUOPIS Aidis (LTU)
LANCASTER Brett (AUS)
MOURIS Jens (NED)

RadioShack-Leopard (Luxembourg)
Manager: Dirk DEMOL
CANCELLARA Fabian (SUI)
DEVOLDER Stijn (BEL)
GALLOPIN Tony (FRA)
IRIZAR Markel (SPA)
POPOVYCH Yaroslav (UKR)
RAST Gregory (SUI)
ROULSTON Hayden (NZL)
OLIVEIRA Nelson (POR)

Saxo-Tinkoff (Denmark)
Manager: Tristan HOFFMAN/Lars MICHAELSEN
BENNATI Daniele (ITA)
BRESCHEL Matti (DEN)
CANTWELL Jonathan (AUS)
JORGENSEN Jonas Aaen (DEN)
KROON Karsten (NED)
KUMP Marko (SLO)
LUND Anders (DEN)
TOSATTO Matteo (ITA)

Sky (Great Britain)
Manager: Servais KNAVEN
BOASSON HAGEN Edvald (NOR)
EISEL Bernhard (AUT)
HAYMAN Mathew (AUS)
PUCCIO Salvatore (ITA)
RASCH Gabriel (NOR)
ROWE Luke (GBR)
STANNARD Ian (GBR)
THOMAS Geraint (GBR)

Vacansoleil-DCM (Netherlands)
Manager: Michel CORNELISSE
FLECHA GIANNONI Juan Antonio (SPA)
KEIZER Martijn (NED)
LAGUTIN Sergey (UZB)
MARCATO Marco (ITA)
MARKUS Barry (NED)
MOL Wouter (NED)
RUIJGH Rob (NED)
VAN HUMMEL Kenny Robert (NED)

Related links

Tour of Qatar 2013: Preview and coverage index

  • dowell

    tomorrow half day from work.why not bring stage 5 near to the city rather there in unpopulated northern tip of the country..

  • dowell

    can any one post detailed location/map for tomorrow’s 2nd stage at Al Rufaa Street.

  • JDunn

    Here’s hoping Cavendish doesn’t end up having to freelance his sprints for a second year.

    Dear Brian Holm, get some bodies around the Manxman.